How to guides

Check out our 'how to' guides and learn everything you need to know about skateboarding, from setting up your board to nailing tricks!

  • Carver Trucks - C7 vs CX

    Choosing the right Carver Truck for you can be a hard decision. The two main Carver Trucks available look very different and offer a different riding experience. In this guide, we will explain these main differences, how the trucks ride and tackle the most common question: which Carver trucks should I buy?

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  • Truck Size Guide

    Choosing the right skateboard truck size can make a big difference to your skateboard setup, but understanding the different skateboard truck sizes and measurements can be very confusing, especially if you are new to skateboarding. In this guide, we will take you through everything you need to know about choosing new skateboard trucks, from understanding measurements to knowing how each truck brand differs, so you can make the right choice for your next pair of trucks.

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  • High vs Low Trucks

    There are plenty of factors to consider when buying new skateboard trucks, width is the first thing to decide but what about Truck Height? But which is best, high or low? Lets take a look at the options and help you make the right choice.

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  • How to ride a Carver Surfskate

    Carver surfskates are super fun boards to ride, they can be tricky at first but after a couple of goes you'll quickly progress and will be carving up the streets in no time! Read our top tips to help progress from beginner to advanced surfskater...

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  • How to apply griptape to a skateboard deck

    Want to know how to apply griptape to a skateboard deck? Applying griptape to your skateboard deck for the first time can be really challenging! In this 'how to' guide, we will take you through everything you need to know; the right tools, how to get it straight and cut the excess neatly.

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  • Choosing the right trucks

    How to choose the right truck width for your deck. Intro, why it's important. What do the truck measurements mean? Truck brands and how they differ Truck size guide. Table showing sizes Links to buy truck sizes

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